Campus Stories

STEM for the holidays
Melissa Jurist, coordinator of K-12 education in the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware, offers suggestions to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering and math.
Holiday offerings
The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Blossoms at the University of Delaware have seasonal offerings lined up for the holidays.
Putting inclusive excellence into practice
A draft version of the University of Delaware's blueprint to help integrate diversity and inclusion across all areas of the UD educational experience was released Nov. 20.
Optimizing Delaware courts
Over the past year, students and faculty from UD's Lerner College have helped the Delaware Judiciary to make a number of process and management improvements.
New major
The University of Delaware now offers a new major in financial planning, which teaches students to master in-demand financial skills.
UD's next president
Dennis Assanis, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Stony Brook University, has been elected UD's next president, after a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees at a special meeting on Nov. 18.
Accomplished leader
The news of Dennis Assanis' appointment as the next president of the University of Delaware has been well-received by many individuals here and across the country.
Promotion, tenure topic
In an ongoing effort to promote transparency and further establish relationships with campus stakeholders, Provost Domenico Grasso recently led an open-format, town hall meeting with the University of Delaware community.
Improving geospatial knowledge
The DelawareView consortium, designed to improve public access to remote sensing and geospatial data, has been launched by faculty members in UD's Department of Geography.
Student-athlete performance
In addition to their contributions and commitments to their respective sports, student-athletes at the University of Delaware are faring well in the classroom, according to a recent report by the Faculty Board on Athletics.
Digitizing newspapers
The University of Delaware Library has received an NEH National Digital Newspaper Program grant to digitize approximately 55,000 pages of newspapers published in the state of Delaware between 1836 and 1922.
Equine minor
The first students to receive minors in equine science graduated from the University of Delaware this spring, and with dedicated faculty members and state of the art facilities for both laboratory and field work, the minor is off and running in its second year.
Homecoming 2015
University of Delaware Homecoming celebrations draw alumni back to campus.
Do the math
The new Mathematics Science Learning Laboratory offers students help with classwork, tutoring and advising.
Healthy Living
University of Delaware Cooperative Extension has teamed up with the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition in the College of Health Sciences to help Delawareans improve their fitness and eating habits as part of the inaugural "Yes We Can Healthy Living Challenge."
World War I online
As part of the ongoing commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I (1914-18), an exhibition is now online on the website of University of Delaware Library Special Collections.
Next-generation educators
UD's Success Through Education program brought 75 high school students to campus to encourage them to explore teaching careers.
Register for Winter Session
Registration is now open for Winter Session, UD's special term between fall and spring semesters. A variety of options and special programming is being offered to meet student interests.
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How must we condemn acts of brutality

News Journal, Nov. 17, 2015

S. Ismat Shah, professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, writes in a Delaware Voice piece that people must speak in condemnation of violence and in support of peace.

As stock buybacks reach historic levels, signs that corporate America is undermining itself

Reuters, Nov. 16, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in a report on the long-term effects of corporate stock buybacks.

Seven projects developed at UD's student hackathon, Nov. 16, 2015

A wearable mouse emulator, a restaurant heat map, a digital classroom and more were all created at the second annual DelHack student hackathon hosted by the University of Delaware.


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